Enrica Lexie

  • Marines case: Italy to oppose charges under antiterror law February 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Italy's special envoy Staffan De Mistura said on Thursday that his country would "forcefully oppose" any move by Indian authorities to press charges against the two Italian marines accused of killing two Indian fishermen under an antiterror law that carries the death penalty or to postpone a court...
  • Marines case: India seeks 1 week to resolve logjam with Italy February 3, 2014

    New Delhi: The government has sought time for one more week from the Supreme Court to resolve the standoff between India and Italy in the prosecution of the two Italian marines. The Centre had earlier informed the SC that it is trying to resolve all disputes with Italian government...
  • Italian marines case: Witnesses questioned by NIA through video links November 12, 2013

    New Delhi: The NIA has questioned four Italian marines, who were witness to the killing of two fishermen off Kerala coast in 2012, through video conferencing as they appeared in the Indian Embassy in Rome. The National Investigation Agency investigators had on Monday questioned through video conferencing the four witnesses, who...
  • Fishermen killings: Italian ship's top official deposes before NIA August 9, 2013

    Kochi: The second top official of Italian merchant ship Enrica Lexie, from which two marines shot and killed two Indian fishermen on February 15 last year, on Friday deposed before the National Investigation Agency official probing the case. Complying with summons issued by NIA, Novillio Carollo, Second Master of the ship,...
  • Fishermen killings: SC to give verdict on plea challenging NIA probe April 26, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court will decide on Friday on a plea by the Italian government challenging a National Investigation Agency (NIA) probe into the killing of two Indians by two Italian marines off the Kerala coast. The hearing which was scheduled for Thursday was deferred to Friday because the...
  • Fishermen killings: SC to give verdict on plea challenging NIA probe April 22, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court will decide on Monday on a plea by the Italian government challenging a National Investigation Agency (NIA) probe into the killing of two Indians by two Italian marines off the Kerala coast. The Italian government and the marines had also questioned the invoking of the Suppression...
  • India will bring back Italian marines: Oommen Chandy March 18, 2013

    Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy informed the state Assembly on Monday that India would go to any length to see that the two Italian marines were brought back to stand trial for killing two Indian fishermen. Chandy spoke in response to an adjournment motion that was moved by the Left...
  • Italian marines allowed to go home for Christmas December 20, 2012

    Kochi: The Kerala High Court Thursday ruled that the two Italian Marines charged with the killing of two Indian fishermen off the coast of Kerala in February can be allowed to go home for Christmas. The court had caveats too: the marines could be allowed to go provided they return...
  • Italian defence minister visits marines in India December 16, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: Italy's Defence Minister Giampaolo Di Paolo on Sunday visited two Italian marines accused of killing two fishermen off the coast of Kerala, stepping up pressure to allow the men home for Christmas after the case flared into a diplomatic spat. The sailors, members of a military security team protecting...
  • Fishermen killing: 'Italy respects the Indian Supreme Court' December 16, 2012

    The Italian Defence Minister met the two marines facing criminal trial over the killing of two Kerala fishermen in Kochi early on Sunday. ...
  • No immunity for Italian marines: Centre to SC August 31, 2012

    New Delhi: The Centre on Thursday told the Supreme Court that the Italian marines who killed two Indian fishermen in February this year, purportedly mistaking them for pirates, did not enjoy any diplomatic immunity and are liable to be prosecuted here under Indian penal laws. Appearing before a bench of justices...
  • Stay on proceedings against Italian marines extended July 30, 2012

    Kochi: The Kerala High Court on Monday extended till August 8 the stay on the proceedings before a Kollam court against two Italian marines facing murder charge for shooting to death two Indian fishermen off Kerala waters in February. The court had on July 24 stayed the proceedings till Monday. When...
  • Fishermen deaths: Kerala HC stays Italians' trial July 24, 2012

    New Delhi: The Kerala High Court on Tuesday stayed the trial proceedings against the two Italian marines in the fishermen killing case. The marines had approached the court challenging the Kollam Sessions Court order that denied them translated copies of the prosecution documents and eye witnesses' accounts. The High Court issued a...
  • Kerala: SC issues notice to govt on Italians' plea July 19, 2012

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to stay trial proceedings against the two Italian marines accused of killing two Indian fishermen earlier this year off the Kochi coast in Kerala. The apex court also issued notices to the Government of India and the Kerala government on a petition filed...
  • Fishermen killing: Italian marines' case adjourned July 17, 2012

    Kollam: A local court in Kollam on Tuesday adjourned to July 25 trial in the case relating to the killing of two Indian fishermen by two Italian marines on board 'Enrica Lexie' off Kollam coast. Judge PD Rajan of the district and sessions court adjourned the trial to July 25...
  • Italy to ensure return of its marines from India June 3, 2012

    Rome: Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti has expressed "great satisfaction" over the release on bail of two Italian marines charged with the killing of two Indian fishermen, but said the final objective of his government is to ensure their return to the country. "I express my own and the government's great...
  • Fishermen killings: 2 Italian marines get bail May 30, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: Three months after being jailed for allegedly killing two Indian fishermen, the Kerala High Court granted bail to two Italian marines on Wednesday. The court asked the marines to deposit Rs 1 crore as personal bond. But the Italians cannot leave Kochi as their passports are with the police. The...
  • Fishermen killing: HC dismisses Italy's petition May 29, 2012

    Kochi: Kerala High Court on Tuesday dismissed a petition by the Italian Government seeking quashing of the FIR against two of its marines, who allegedly shot dead two Indian fishermen off the state coast in February and slapped a cost of Rs one lakh on it. Dismissing the petition, Justice PS...
  • Italian marines to be shifted to Kochi May 23, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: Two Italian marines lodged in the Central Prison here for allegedly shooting to death two Indian fishermen, would be shifted to Kochi. This was decided by the state government on Wednesday in view of the Supreme Court direction to it to take a stand on the plea of the Italian...
  • Won't interfere in the trial of 2 Italians: Govt May 22, 2012

    New Delhi: Notwithstanding Italy's unhappiness over the "unacceptable nature of the judicial developments" involving two of its marines, India on Tuesday made it clear that it will not "interfere" in the trial of two Italians facing murder charges in Kerala. "The judicial process is on and the Government of India is...
  • Kerala: Court rejects Italians' bail plea May 19, 2012

    New Delhi: The Kollam sessions court on Saturday rejected the bail plea of the two Italian marines accused in the fishermen killing case. Meanwhile, in a new turn of events, Italy on Friday recalled its India ambassador Giacomo Monteforte to Rome. The ambassador was reportedly called back for consultations after the two...
  • Kerala: Verdict on Italians' bail plea today May 19, 2012

    New Delhi: The Kollam sessions court will on Saturday pronounce its verdict on the bail plea of the two Italian marines accused in the fishermen killings case. In a new turn of events, Italy on Friday recalled its India ambassador Giacomo Monteforte to Rome. The ambassador was reportedly called back for...
  • Fishermen killing: Italy recalls envoy May 18, 2012

    New Delhi: In the Kerala fishermen death case, Italy on Friday recalled its India ambassador Giacomo Monteforte to Rome. The ambassador has been called back for consultations over the detention of the two Italian marines who allegedly shot dead two Kerala fishermen. Meanwhile, Italy's deputy foreign minister Stefan Mistura insists...
  • Kerala: Italians charged with murder May 18, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: The two Italian marines, Salvatore Girone and Latorre Massimillano, accused in the fishermen killings case, were charged with attempt to murder (Section 307) and the offence of committing murder (Section 302) on Friday. The SIT filed a chargesheet against the guards, Salvatore Girone and Latorre Massimillano, before the Kollam chief...
  • Fishermen killings: Charges to be framed today May 18, 2012

    New Delhi: A Kerala court is likely to frame charges against the two Italian marines in the fishermen deaths case in Kochi. The SIT is likely to file a chargesheet against the guards, Salvatore Girone and Massimiliano Latorre, before the Kollam chief judicial magistrate court. The two had shot dead two fishermen...
  • Rome: Hundreds protest for 2 marines held in India May 13, 2012

    Rome: Several hundred demonstrators made their way through the centre of Rome on Saturday in support of two Italian marines being held in a prison in India awaiting trail. The two men, Salvatore Girone and Massilimiano Latorre, are accused of shooting and killing two Indian fishermen they mistook for pirates. They...
  • Kerala may move Italian marines to guest house May 9, 2012

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed the Kerala government to consider within one week the plea for transferring to a guest house the two Italian marines, arrested in connection with the killing of Indian fishermen, on board the Enrica Lexie. A bench of justices Altamas Kabir and SS Nijjar...
  • Fishermen killing: SC allows release of Italian ship May 2, 2012

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday allowed a conditional release of Italian ship MV Enrica Lexie. The marines on board the ship had shot dead two Indian fishermen. The apex court asked the owner, master and shipping agent of the ship in India to give an undertaking to the Kerala...
  • Fishermen killing: Italy clarifies on Rs 1 crore deal May 1, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: Italy on Tuesday alleged that the compromised reached between it and the families of the two fishermen killed earlier this year by two Italian marines on board an Italian ship Enrica Lexie, was "a gesture of goodwill" and was not to be "misread as a settlement of claim". Italy told...
  • Fishermen killing: Italian ship case adjourned May 1, 2012

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday adjourned the hearing on whether to release Italian ship Enrica Lexie from the Kochi port. The matter will be taken up for hearing on Wednesday. The ship has been at the port since February 15, when two Italian marines on board shot dead two...